Working with stylists who didn’t understand her hair was another common roadblock as Mitchell’s career gained momentum. “Once a stylist was wrapping twine around myThis is my alphabet abxy shirt Also,I will get this braids. She was pulling very hard and I let her know. She responded by saying ‘oh, I forgot there was a scalp connected to this,’” Mitchell remembers. Those types of experiences taught Mitchell to speak up for herself, whether online or on set.
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